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  • Update On Hall Of Presidents In Magic Kingdom Ė New Opening Date And Will The Other Donald Speak?

    06/25/2017 5:38:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | June 25, 2017 | Danny Cox
    Fans of Walt Disney World have been waiting to see exactly what was going to happen to the Hall of Presidents attraction at Magic Kingdom, and now, theyíll have to wait a bit longer. It is originally scheduled to reopen this upcoming week, but there has been a great concern as it appeared as if Donald Trump was not working the company to get it going, but now, there is a new reopening date and an update on whether the president is going to say a few words. The Hall of Presidents is a historical attraction at Magic Kingdom which...
  • Bill Nye Show Writer Ready to Accept Deaths of ĎOld Ass Conservative White Mení (Tr.)

    06/25/2017 6:29:37 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-24-2017 | Allum Bokhari
    Marcella Arguello, a standup comedian and a writer for Bill Nye Saves The World on Netflix, tweeted in the wake of the Congressional baseball shooting that the deaths of ďa few old ass conservative white menĒ were a worthwhile risk if it led to gun control. The remarks, which Arguello subsequently deleted from her Twitter feed but can still be viewed in archived form, followed the shooting of U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
  • Marvel Abandons Fan Base: Un-American ĎCaptain Americaí on 24/7 Anti-Trump Rant

    05/30/2017 7:33:47 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 57 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | May 30, 2017 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    From actor Chris Evans (Captain America) to director Joss Whedon, the Marvel Comics franchise is committing harikari in the most unbecoming of ways: through unapologetic, partisan bashing of a democratically elected president they canít stand. Evans has expressed deep contempt for what he considers to be in the ignorant masses of Americans that voted Donald Trump into the White House. These are, however, the very masses that make up the core viewership of Marvelís superhero movies. ďPeople were just so desperate to hear someone say that someone is to blame,Ē Evans said in a recent interview with Esquire magazine. ďThey...
  • Donald Trump Is Causing Problems At Disney World

    05/28/2017 2:17:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Refinery 29 ^ | May 21, 2017 | Christopher Luu
    Even the most magical place on Earth isn't immune to President Donald Trump. Those familiar with Walt Disney World in Florida know that the park is home to an attraction called the Hall of Presidents. Inside, there are animatronic (read: robot) versions of every single president of the United States, ever. The problem? Ever since the Clinton administration, the sitting president's robotic stand-in has had a speaking role. According to Vice's Motherboard, Disney's Imagineers don't know how they can incorporate President Trump into what's supposed to be a celebration of American values with his "hateful speech, misogyny, racism, and xenophobia."...
  • Eerie Pics Show Abandoned Disney Park 15 Years Later

    05/24/2017 1:13:00 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies
    www.nbcnewyork.com ^ | 05-24-2017 | Seph Lawless
    Walt Disney World's first water park, Disney River Country, closed 25 years after debuting in 1976. It has remained shut for more than 15 years. The park's pool was filled in with concrete last year. Seph Lawless, a Cleveland-based photographer whose work includes abandoned spaces like the inside of the vacant Chicago-area Lincoln Mall, took photos of the empty Disney River Country for a series available in his forthcoming book, "Autopsy of America: The Death of a Nation." You can check out more of Lawless' work on his website, YouTube channel and Instagram. CORRECTION (May 24, 2017, 10 a.m.): Disney...
  • ESPN concerns drag on Disney, shares dip

    05/10/2017 12:28:48 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 9, 2017 | Lisa Richwine and Rishika Sadam
    A decline in subscribers and higher programming costs at cash-cow ESPN weighed on shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) on Tuesday, overshadowing a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street estimates. Investors have been closely watching how ESPN navigates the shakeup in television as viewers defect from traditional pay TV services and online services proliferate. Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts that Disney added customers on new digital platforms, but not enough to make up for subscriber losses from expanded basic cable packages. Shares of the world's biggest entertainment company dropped 2.4 percent in after-hours trading.
  • Disneyland's Video of Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Is Magic

    05/02/2017 2:20:26 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    movieweb.com ^ | 05-01-2017 | Brian Gallagher
    Last week, Johnny Depp paid an unexpected visit to fans at Disneyland, showing up in his full Captain Jack Sparrow costume at the iconic Pirates of the Caribbean ride. A number of fans shared videos of the actor entertaining tourists. But today we have an official video from Disney, which shows some of the behind-the-scenes preparations for Johnny Depp's big surprise. If that wasn't enough, we also have a new IMAX poster, TV trailer and photos of the new Funko Pop toys featuring Captain Jack Sparrow, Captain Salazar and Will Turner. This video debuted on Disney Movie Trailers YouTube channel,...
  • Hollywood Director Joss Whedon Sexualizes, Mocks Young Cancer Survivors Meeting with Paul Ryan

    04/28/2017 6:00:53 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 27, 2017 | Charlie Nash
    Hollywood director Joss Whedon faced heat on Twitter Thursday after he sexualized and mocked a meeting between Paul Ryan and a group of young cancer survivors. ďTonight on White House Wife Hunt, Donny makes host P. Ryan give 2 more contestants the ĎNot a 10í card,Ē wrote Whedon on Twitter, along with the picture of the meeting that shows two young girls with Ryan.
  • Bill Nye, Rachel Bloom Team for Transgender Anthem ĎSex Junkí (Video)

    04/26/2017 12:17:08 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-24-2017 | Ben Kew
    Actress Rachel Bloom has teamed up with ďScience GuyĒ Bill Nye to debut an LGBT sex anthem on the new Netflix series Bill Nye Saves the World. Bloom, perhaps best known for her role in the sitcom Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, proceeds to give a performance of a song titled ďMy Sex Junk,Ē which includes lyrics like: ďThis world of ours is so full of choice. But must I choose between only John or Joyce? Are my options only hard or moist? My vagina has its own voice.Ē Other lines in the performance, which features Nye behind a DJ booth and a...
  • ESPN to fire more than 100 on-air employees today

    04/26/2017 8:32:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/26/17 | Robert Laurie
    The MSNBC of sports ESPN used to be the crown jewel in the Disney Corporationís portfolio. It was thought to be the network cable subscribers couldnít - and wouldnít - live without, so it was a perennial cash-cow. Even if the movies, toys, and theme parks underperformed, ESPN could be counted on to generate mountains of Mouse-moolah. Maybe thatís why Keith Olbermannís twice-former network thought infusing sports coverage with ever-increasing levels of left-wing political content was a good move. After all, if the ratings are bulletproof, why not let the biased, poorly-informed, political opinions fly?
  • Disney's new Avatar expansion to create hundreds of new jobs (FL, 700 perm jobs, 800 construction)

    04/24/2017 9:08:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    WOFL-TV ^ | April 24, 2017
    ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Disney executives emphasized the economic impact of the brand new attraction at Animal Kingdom called Pandora: World of Avatar. Not only has it created hundreds of new jobs but it would be more money that those new workers will put back into the local economy. ďWalt Disney World has 73,000 cast members today, serves as the largest single employer in the United States,Ē said Senior Vice President of Walt Disney World Parks Jim MacPhee. ďAll of those cast members live, work, and play here in Central Florida. And so this ability to add incrementally...
  • Analysts are speculating about Apple buying Disney: 'A tech/media juggernaut like no other'

    04/13/2017 10:45:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 13, 2017 | Rob Price
    Could Apple buy Disney? It would be a huge deal, worth hundreds of billions of dollars ó and that's what analysts are speculating about on Thursday. Research from RBC Capital Markets says such a merger would produce a "tech/media juggernaut like no other" ó the combination of the biggest tech company in the world and a near-century-old cultural titan. "The resultant company would be massive, with enough cash and balance sheet capacity to change the nature of the hardware, service, and content industries," the analysts wrote in a note to investors....
  • Captain America Actor Gives Tom Brady ĎA Passí For Supporting Trump

    04/13/2017 5:56:37 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-12-2017 | Daniel Leberfeld
    Right after Trump was elected on November 9, Evans tweeted, ďThis is an embarrassing night for America. Weíve let a hatemonger lead our great nation. Weíve let a bully set our course. Iím devastated.Ē This tweet didnít sit well with some of his Twitter followers. Granted, itís an easy thing to say as a privileged white male. Because there are plenty of people oppressed and victimized and in jeopardy at this stage.Ē
  • Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Waltzing Past $1B at Global Box Office

    04/13/2017 7:34:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Yahoo News via Hollywood Reporter ^ | -4/13/2017 | Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter
    Beauty and the Beast is joining the billion-dollar club at the worldwide box office. Director Bill CondonĎs update of DisneyĎs classic 1991 animated film likely will achieve the milestone by Thursday. (The entry of The Fate of the Furious in a handful of foreign markets on Wednesday is clouding the forecast.) On Tuesday, Beauty, starring Emma Watson as Belle, grossed $9.7 million for a worldwide total of $993.2 million. The tentpole has earned $435.9 million domestically and $557.3 million overseas, led by China ($85.2 million) and the U.K. ($75.3 million). Disney has plenty of reason to celebrate. Beauty and the...
  • Marvel Artist Ardian Syaf Hid Anti-Christian And Jewish Messages In This Weekís X-Men Comic

    04/08/2017 7:02:28 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 25 replies
    bleedingcool.com ^ | April 8, 2017 | Rich Johnston
    In Indonesia, 212 is the number used to denote a specific mass protest from 2nd December last year. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims marched against the Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, over allegations of blasphemy regarding his use of the Quíran in campaigning against opponents. The march was organised, in part, with the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesian Ulema Councilís Fatwa. It was pretty hardline conservative and the protest demanded the government prosecute and jail Ahok based on the councilís fatwa, declaring him to be a blasphemer.
  • Chickens Come Home to Roost: Massive Layoffs Predicted for ESPN Broadcasters (Bye, Bye Losers)

    04/02/2017 9:41:32 AM PDT · by blam · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-2-2017 | Robert J. Marlow
    As reported extensively by Breitbart News, ESPN has suffered severe losses in cable subscriptions over the last few years, the repercussion of which will rear its ugly head in the form of significant cutting of on-air talent in the near future. According to comments made Thursday by ESPNís Jim Miller on SI Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch, dozens of employees will soon join the unemployment lines. ďThe way that Iíve heard itóand Iíve kind of run the numbers on it, I think weíre looking at between 40 and 50 people,Ē Miller said. ďAnd look, thereís a lot of uncertainty about...
  • Every Single Ride at Walt Disney World, Ranked

    03/30/2017 6:52:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Travel and Leisure ^ | March 30, 2017 | Carlye Wisel
    There are only so many hours in a day at Walt Disney World, so how do you decide what to ride first? Simple: you take our advice for it. This meticulous ranking of every stellar must-see 3D attraction, perfectly themed roller coaster, and out-of-this-world flyer will help you plan the perfect trip for speed demons and boat ride obsessives alike. (We left stage shows and other smaller attractions out, so consider these the best-of-the-best where rides are concerned.) Dangle your toes over international monuments, shoot to the galaxy in a rocket, and believe it or not, catch a stand-up comedy...
  • A FReeper watches "Beauty and the Beast" (2017)

    03/24/2017 9:35:31 PM PDT · by ctdonath2 · 93 replies
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    Having bought premium tickets in advance of the "gay moment" revelation, I ended up seeing Disney's remake of Beauty and the Beast. No point in wasting good money over an alleged 2-second problem in a 2-hour movie. FWIW, I saw the standard-format 2D version. WARINING: SPOILERS. Not that you're really going to find them spoiling, since you already know the story and the hysteria, but if you're worried about spoilers anyway then stop here already. Overall, it was a worthy remake of the hit animated film we all recall. The new generation is growing up with photorealistic animation (vs hand-drawn...
  • Disney Extends Bob Igerís Contract To July 2019

    03/23/2017 8:59:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | March 23, 2017 | David Lieberman
    Disney just gave itself a little more time to find CEO Bob Igerís heir apparent: It made the expected announcement that it has extended his contract one year to July 2, 2019.
  • ĎBeauty and the Beastí to Open in Malaysia With ĎGay Momentí Intact

    03/21/2017 6:42:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 03/21/2017 | Tony Maglio
    Disney‚Äôs massive box office hit ‚ÄúBeauty and the Beast‚ÄĚ will open in Malaysia after all, and ‚Äúwith no cuts.‚ÄĚ Yes, that means the film‚Äôs highly publicized ‚Äúgay moment‚ÄĚ will remain intact over there.‚ÄúWe are pleased to announce that Disney‚Äôs ‚ÄėBeauty And The Beast‚Äô has now been approved to be released in Malaysia with no cuts, with a PG-13 rating,‚ÄĚ the Walt Disney Company of Malaysia told the New Straits Times. ‚ÄúBe our guest when the film opens in Malaysian cinemas on March 30, 2017.‚ÄĚMalaysian theater giant Golden Screen Cinemas confirmed the news on Twitter this morning: BEAUTY AND THE...